German Video Game-Award: Games a Heritage?

Games Culture Circle
Mar 5 2009

On March 31st, 2009, the German Video Game-Award will be conferred for the first time by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Bernd Neumann, and the game-associations BIU, G.A.M.E, BITKOM and BVDW.
The prize awards ‘outstanding German game productions’ in nine categories. Prior to the award ceremony we’d like to question the criteria of the prize as well as its significance regarding the cultural value of video games.
 References and connections to former ‘modern’ media like film will be an obvious topic.

Malte Behrmann

member of the jury of the German Video Game Award and representative of the German game developers association, G.A.M.E. e.V.

Robert Glashüttner

editor at Radio FM4 (, member and consultant at the Austrian Games-Culture Club, SUBOTRON

Thomas Feibel

member of the jury of the German Video Game Award, initiator of the German youth software award, TOMMI